Welcome back, future leaders! For today’s warm-up please do the following: • Grab a fresh student log and your notebook from the crates. • Write in today’s date and objective on your student log. • Draw an X through today’s homework box. • Open your notebook and respond to the following prompts: The Great Wall of China stretches for 8,851 miles. What was its purpose? How effective do you think it was? Write one full paragraph. (I’m only asking what you think – don’t worry about right or wrong answers!) Make effort, not excuses. USE YOUR TIME WISELY! Happy Friday, future leaders! For today’s warm-up please do the following: • Grab your student log and notebook from the crates. • Write in today’s date and objective on your student log. • Draw an X through today’s homework box. • Open your notebook and respond to the following prompts: The Great Wall of China stretches for 8,851 miles. What was its purpose? How effective do you think it was? Write one full paragraph. (I’m only asking what you think – don’t worry about right or wrong answers!) Make effort, not excuses. USE YOUR TIME WISELY! World History with Mr. Golden __________________________________________________________ The Far East – Genghis Khan Objective: ________________________________________________________ FLWBAT describe the effects of Mongol rule in China - (that’s right, we’re looking in on the other side of the world for a change!) Agenda: ________________________________________________________ - Review - Cornell notes - Guided reading - DBQ (What’s that?!?! I’m scared…) - Closing - We’re done! Cornell Notes: Notes/definitions go on the right side Keywords go on the left side ________________________________________________________ The Silk Road ________________________________________________________ Don’t forget the PLAGUE! o A major trade route that connected China with Europe o New goods, a lot of money, The Mongols: ________________________________________________________ Just like Europe, Asia is full of warring kingdoms: The Mongols in Eastern Asia are just one of those kingdoms which is made up of dozens of smaller tribes The Mongols: ________________________________________________________ Genghis Khan: Two words: STONE COLD. o Born as “Temujin”, he renamed himself Genghis Khan (“Ruler of All”) after he united the Mongol tribes o Moved to conquer all neighboring lands o It’s estimated that he killed roughly 40 million people during Resisting cities Cooperating were paid hisdestroyed 21 years ofcities conquest Comparing Empires: Let’s compare Genghis Khan’s Empire with some of the other one’s that we’ve studied in class… ________________________________________________________ Alexander the Great: About 2 million square miles The Roman Empire: About 2.2 million square miles Comparing Empires: ________________________________________________________ Genghis Khan’s Mongol Empire: About 8 million square miles That’s equal to both of the other empires… x2! Let’s do some math: ________________________________________________________ Genghis Khan: o8 million square miles of empire o40 million dead o 5 dead for each square mile o20 years of war o conquered 2,000,000 dead each year (or 5480 dead each day!) o 400,000 square miles gained each year (or 1100 per day!) To put that in perspective: He murdered all of California and took over an area 2.5 times the size of the United States What is best in life? ________________________________________________________ Conan knows: But who told HIM? What is best in life? ________________________________________________________ “The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemy, to see him driven before you, to see his cities reduced to ashes, to see those who love him shrouded in tears, and to gather into your bosom his wives and daughters.” STONE COLD. Genghis Khan: ________________________________________________________ Yes, we’re talking about so much theft, rape, and murder that modern DNA studies suggest that up to 17 million people (living right now) are descended from Genghis Khan. Yuan Dynasty: ________________________________________________________ Kublai Khan – (grandson of Genghis) – is the first non-Chinese ruler to control China Take a look at the reading and answer the following questions in your notes: 1. What did Mongol leaders do in order to prevent a Chinese rebellion? 2. How did Mongol leaders increase trade in the region? 3. What event triggered the downfall of the Yuan Dynasty? Genghis Khan DBQ: ________________________________________________________ DBQ stands for Document-Based Question Genghis Khan says: DBQs sound fancy and complicated – they’re not. All you need to do for this one is read the documents and answer the questions that accompany them. Raise your hand if you have any questions! This is part of your classwork, and classwork earns PRIDE cards, soooo… USE YOUR TIME WISELY! A Quiz?!?! OPEN-NOTE QUIZ! ________________________________________________________ Use all of your notes and handouts on the Middle Ages in Europe to answer the questions on your quiz. As long as you’ve been here and have been doing your work, there’s no need to make any faces like this… USE YOUR TIME WISELY! We’re done! ________________________________________________________ Make sure to put your notebooks in the crate and your folders in folders, please! Thank you for all your hard work today!